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Chinese vendors 'exploiting' African children removed from Taobao

Chinese online shopping platform Taobao has removed controversial vendors offering personalised video and photo ads featuring African children, following an outcry about exploitation. Customers could pay for ads with young African children shouting out promotional messages in Chinese. This quickly ...

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Chinese teen Internet addict dies after rehab

BEIJING: A Chinese teen has died after spending less than 48 hours at a center that treats Internet addicts, shining a spotlight on the controversial facilities that seek to unlatch people from their screens.The first country to declare Internet addiction ...

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Teen's death at Chinese internet addiction camp sparks anger

A Chinese teenager has died days after he was sent to an internet addiction treatment centre, reigniting criticism of these controversial institutions. The 18-year-old had allegedly sustained multiple injuries, and the centre’s director and staff members have been held by ...

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